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Seminar: The Advertising of Therapeutic Good and Services, March 17, 2016

Introduction This seminar was held back-to-back with World Consumer Rights Day 2016 (March 15) and the National Consumer Congress (March 16). The latter was hosted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The 2016 Congress discussed how to better protect … Continue reading

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Medicines Australia Transparency Model Consultation

This matter (and others) was presented and discussed at a recent meeting of the Skeptics Groups of Victoria held at La Notte on Sept 1, 2013. For additional background: http://medicinesaustralia.com.au/issues-information/transparency-working-group/ http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/directions-advise-get-paid-keep-quiet/688/ http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/the-doctors-dilemma/603/ http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/a-million-dollars-a-week/600/ In brief: Submissions should be sent to: secretarycodecommittee@medicinesaustralia.com.au by … Continue reading

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Published comment on MJA Insight: Vital transparency

http://www.mjainsight.com.au/view?post=ken-harvey-vital-transparency&post_id=11651&cat=comment FULL disclosure of the relationship between therapeutic goods companies, doctors and other stakeholders is currently in the hands of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The ACCC is currently deciding if it will give the go-ahead to the 17th … Continue reading

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